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LSTA Grant Awards, 2016-2017

June 8, 2016

Institute of Museum and Library Services logoThe State Library of North Carolina, a Division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, is pleased to announce Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant awards for 2016-2017. These awards are made possible by LSTA grant funding from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal grant making agency.

This year’s $4,229,540 federal allotment will be distributed on behalf of North Carolina’s libraries through programs and services available under the LSTA Five-Year Plan.

Click on the library name for a description of the project.




EZ Literacy & Lifelong Learning Grants
Burke County Public Library Morganton
County: Burke
Cabarrus County Public Library Concord
County: Cabarrus
Caswell County Public Library Yanceyville
County: Caswell
Catawba County Library Newton
County: Catawba
Catawba College, Corriher-Linn-Black Library Salisbury
County: Rowan
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Charlotte
County: Mecklenburg
Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center Fayetteville
County: Cumberland
Fontana Regional Library Bryson City
County: Jackson, Macon, Swain
Johnston Community College Smithfield
County: Johnston
Lincoln County Public Library Lincolnton
County: Lincoln
Madison County Public Libraries Marshall
County: Madison
Neuse Regional Library Kinston
County: Lenoir, Greene, Jones
New Hanover County Public Library Wilmington
County: New Hanover
Onslow County Public Library Jacksonville
County: Onslow
Orange County Public Library Hillsborough
County: Orange
Pettigrew Regional Library Plymouth
County: Chowan, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Washington
Robeson County Public Library Lumberton
County: Robeson
University of North Carolina at Asheville, D. Hiden Ramsey Library Asheville
County: Buncombe
Warren Wilson College, Pew Learning Center & Ellison Library Asheville
County: Buncombe
Western Carolina University, Hunter Library Cullowhee
County: Jackson
EZ Planning Grants
Alamance County Public Libraries Burlington
County: Alamance
Appalachian Regional Library West Jefferson
County: Wilkes, Ashe, Watauga
Belmont Abbey College, Abbot Vincent Taylor Library Belmont
County: Gaston
BHM Regional Library Washington
County: Beaufort, Hyde, Martin
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Charlotte
County: Mecklenburg
Davie County Public Library Mocksville
County: Davie
Farmville Public Library Farmville
County: Pitt
Lincoln County Public Library Lincolnton
County: Lincoln
Orange County Public Library Hillsborough
County: Orange
Sandhill Regional Library System Rockingham
County: Anson, Hoke, Montgomery, Moore, Richmond
Surry Community College Dobson
County: Surry
Transylvania County Library Brevard
County: Transylvania
University of North Carolina at Asheville, Western North Carolina Library Network Asheville
County: Buncombe
Union County Public Library Monroe
County: Union
Vance-Granville Community College Henderson
County: Vance, Granville, Franklin, Warren
Warren County Memorial Library Warrenton
County: Warren
Project Access & Digitization Grants
CPC Regional Library New Bern
County: Craven, Palmico, Carteret
Forsyth County Public Library Winston-Salem
County: Forsyth
NCSU Libraries Raleigh
County: Wake
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Libraries Greensboro
County: Guilford
Project Literacy & Lifelong Learning Grants
Brevard College, J. A. Jones Library Brevard
County: Transylvania
Chapel Hill Public Library Chapel Hill
County: Orange
Durham County Library, Main Library Durham
County: Durham
East Carolina University, Joyner Library Greenville
County: Pitt
Wayne County Public Library Goldsboro
County: Wayne
NC Cardinal Migration Grants
Bladen County Public Library Elizabethtown
County: Bladen
Granville County Library System Oxford
County: Granville
Scotland County Memorial Library Laurinburg
County: Scotland

Awards to Libraries


$ 1,963,445


Special Project Grants

$ 719,029

Edgecombe Community College, Measuring Impact
North Carolina Museum of Art Library
North Carolina State University, NC LIVE Training
University of North Carolina, Digital Heritage Center


Statewide Leadership Projects

State Library of North Carolina

$ 1,547,066

21st Century Libraries
Digital Summit
EDGE Initiative
LSTA Five Year Plan Evaluation
NC Cardinal
Staff Development
Youth Services Programming
LSTA Administration